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Monthly Archives: March 2012


I LOVE Geraldine Brooks.  Started with The People of the Book and have now devoured March, her imaginings of the other side of my favorite childhood book Little Women.  Brooks creates the story of the March patriarch who, in Little Women, spends most of the book away serving as a Union chaplain in the Civil […]


Melissa, Ava, and Grace recommended this to me and Lucy.  Set in 1770s colonial America, Chains tells the tale of child slave Isabel Gardener and the larger tale of the conflict between loyalists to King George and rebel followers of the Other George which led to the Birth of the United States.